A Silicon Valley native, Robert developed a life-long interest in real estate through his father who worked for IBM's corporate real estate team. He has nearly two decades of experience overseeing real estate investment and development across multiple property types including office, retail, residential, and hospitality. An active volunteer, Robert is an urban planning class facilitator at Los Altos High School, sits on the Urban Land Institute’s UrbanPlan Committee, and has been a Presidio Park Steward. He is passionate about real estate development, design, and placemaking that fosters creativity, connectivity, and community, and has long been inspired by Jane Jacobs’ work, “The Death and Life of American Cities.” Prior to joining LACI, Robert held senior roles with a leading real estate developer and Credit Suisse. Robert is a graduate of UC Berkeley.
Real Estate Asset Manager
Joanne is a highly collaborative, creative and tenacious project manager known for resolving complex real estate issues. Joanne's 15+ years experience spans a broad range of property asset management within retail, commercial, residential and government sectors, including land development and construction. Joanne's passion for real estate started when she first studied at the renowned Bartlett School of Architecture at the University College London, where she learned to embrace sustainable yet forward-thinking design while preserving deep cultural heritage.